Borrowing Privileges - Package D

Applies to individuals with the following appointments:

  • Individuals who are currently enrolled in credit courses offered through the University of Lethbridge at the undergraduate level or who have accepted an offer of admission to a collaborative program and who are currently registered in courses forming a part of that program
  • Members of The University of Lethbridge Board of Governors
  • Members of The University of Lethbridge Senate
  • Others as authorized by the University Librarian

Annual Fee:

  • none

NOTE: Loan periods are for the period specified or to the expiration date of your borrowing privileges, whichever comes first.

On-site Collections of Resources

Loan Period

Renewals

Holds/Recalls/Bookings

Main Circulating items (except non-current periodicals)

6 weeks, subject to recall after initial 3 weeks

2; subject to immediate recall

Accepted

Non-current periodicals

2 week

Not permitted

Not accepted

Current periodicals

1 day 

Not permitted

Not accepted

Reference, Government Documents, Microforms

non-circulating

Not permitted

Not accepted

Reserve collections

hourly or daily

Not permitted

Not accepted

Audiovisual software

7 days, unless already booked

1, unless booked; subject to immediate recall

Booking advised

Audiovisual equipment (extremely high-demand)

hourly to 4 hours (maximum, no overnight)

Not permitted

Booking advised

Audiovisual equipment (high-demand)

hourly to 24 hours (maximum)

Not permitted

Booking advised

Audiovisual equipment (low-demand)

7 days, unless already booked

1, unless booked; subject to immediate recall

Booking advised

Special Collections, University Archives, University Records

non-circulating

Not permitted

Not accepted

Curriculum Laboratory circulating items

6 weeks

2, subject to 2 week recall

Holds/recalls only accepted

Loan limits:

  • unlimited items from reserve collections

Holds/Recalls/Bookings:

  • holds/recalls accepted for items currently on loan to another borrower
  • holds accepted for items with a status of IN PROCESS or ON ORDER
  • holds accepted for items listed with an RSTOR (Off-site Main Circulating collection) location
  • holds/recalls not accepted on periodicals
  • holds/recalls not accepted on reserve materials
  • bookings accepted for all audiovisual software except musical sound recordings
  • bookings accepted for audiovisual hardware

Interlibrary Loan:

  • number of fully subsidized requests filled per fiscal year = 0.5 X "Q"*
  • cost per filled request over per user quota = average lending fee paid by the University library to lending institutions**
  • library may restrict requests to Canadian locations

* "Q" stands for "quota" and is established on an annual basis according to the available budget, average cost of lending fees and the number of eligible users. "Q" will be prorated for appointments of less than a year in duration.

** The average lending fee is established on an annual basis in conjunction with the establishment of "quota".

Access to Electronic Resources Off-campus:

  • permitted


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 Content Revised: July 26, 2019